Iron Dome intercepts 5 rockets fired at Ashdod; none hurt

March 12, 2012 11:16

Five rockets fired from the Gaza Strip toward Ashdod were intercepted by the Iron Dome rocket defense system on Monday. An additional rocket was fired but remained unaccounted for.

A red alert siren was heard in the city, signaling residents to enter into bomb shelters.

No injuries or damage were reported in the attacks.

A total of 17 rockets were fired at southern Israel from Gaza on Monday morning.

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